The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Tue Jan 10, 2017
Camping World has expanded its board of directors to eight members from its previous six over the last few days.
On Jan. 3, the board increased its size from six to seven to make room for Mary George as a Class I director. George, who was put on the Audit Committee, has been a founding partner of Morningstar Capital Investments since 2001. She most recently served as the CEO at Easton Hockey Holdings, according to a story by Seeking Alpha.
On Thursday, Jan. 5, the board expanded again to eight members, electing Daniel Kilpatrick as a Class II director. He is a principal at the private equity firm Crestview Advisors.